The Gastromancers:This body of work is built off a narrative of transformation, creativity and circumstance. This tale revolves around the characters and creatures that live in and around a small cottage. The focal point of the story is a father and daughter who have mastered the art of throwing one's voice. They make and sell their ventriloquist dolls out the storefront of their cottage. Once the voice fills the hollow doll's forms, they seem to take on a life of their own.
With it's origins in fortune telling and the supernatural, the term Gastromancy comes from early superstition that the voice coming from the stomach of the ventriloquist are sounds from spirits or ghosts.
Founded in November 2007, Doubleparlour is Ernie and Cassandra Velasco. They are a husband and wife artistic collaboration living in San Francisco, CA. Cassandra has a B.A. in Fine Art from Humboldt State University and Ernie is a self taught artist. The Lower-Haight based duo has been featured in numerous online publications and print magazines.
Doubleparlour produces work in a variety of mediums; however, their primary focus is on making hand-formed resin sculptures. They strive to produce well-crafted artwork. The work includes a broad range of characters in different emotional states; including alien monsters, animal hybrids, mutated humans, and anthropomorphic figures.
This piece will be on exhibit through November 2, 2013 and will be shipped within a week of the exhibition closing date. Shipping costs will be invoiced separately at the time of shipment for this piece. For a detailed shipping price quote, please contact the gallery . If you would like to arrange a gallery pickup, just add a note when checking out and we will contact you to schedule a time.
**All purchases will include a "The Gastromancers" print, signed by Doubleparlour and a comic book created by the artists with characters from "The Gastromancers" series.**
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